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January 2012

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Feb-9 : BC WEN and AGM

Join BC WEN for their next networking event, a Women in Energy Leader Luncheon in combination with our AGM.  BC WEN is currently finalising the speaker for the luncheon and will post details as soon as they can. BC WEN are accepting board nominations and will be voting in up to two new board members […]

eMentoring Volunteer Positions with ms. Infinity

ms. Infinity eMentoring Volunteer Program is an electronic program designed to facilitate an ongoing guiding relationship between students and mentors. For more information on the eMentoring program please contact the ms infinity outreach education coordinator .

Jan. 25 – BrownBag Series Lunch Event!

January 25, 2012 12:00-1:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus, Biodiversity Research Centre (Room 224) Topic: Networking We are excited to welcome Sabina Nawaz as our guest speaker for this meeting. Sabina is a personal coach and has extensive experience in leadership development. For more information, please visit http://sabinanawaz.com/index.html. If you would like to join us […]

Engineering Cultures Study

A study about Engineering Cultures has been undertaken by Dr. Rachel Campbell at the Department of Sociology at Grand Valley State University. This research was undertaken to explore the experiences of men and women who were trained in engineering, with a focus on understanding what impacts retention within the profession and what it means to […]

Article: “Heading for the Exit – The pool of women engineers has increased, but many of them are leaving the profession. Why?”

“The pool of women engineers has increased, but many of them are leaving the profession. Why?” This article discusses the study “Stemming the Tide” and the reasons why women are leaving the profession. However, a recent National Science Foundation-funded study shows that women make up about 20% of engineering graduates, but comprise only 11% of […]

Jan 10: WEG Information Session: International Space University

WEG will be hosting an information session about International Space University (ISU) and the scholarship application process available to Canadian students. To learn about this once in a lifetime opportunity from recent alumni, Helia Sharif, please attend the following session: What: Information session about International Space University When: Tuesday January 10th, 2012 at 1:30pm Where: […]

Jan 19: WEG & WICS’ The Networking Night

WEG & WICS’ The Networking Night : Thursday, January 19, 2012, 5:30-9:00 p.m. Simon Fraser University’s Women in Engineering Group and Women in Computing Science will be holding a collaborative networking event, The Networking Night, on Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. with an optional 1-hour Networking Workshop held by SFU Co-op […]

Study Suggests Gender Gap in Math, Where Present, Due to Cultural, Not Biological Reasons

A new study posted by the American Mathematical Society indicates the gender gap in Math is due to cultural reasons, not biological. You may read this study here.

WIM Vancouver: January Brown Bag Lunch Event

Time & Date: January 12,2012 @ noon Place: Fasken Martineau, 2900 – 500 Burrard Street, Vancouver Presenter: Dr. Elizabeth Croft – WWEST Event Summary: Dr. Croft will provide background research on women in industry in engineering and related fields, discuss the business case for increasing women’s participation in these fields.  She will also share some outcomes of […]

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